(Video News 03/26/13) The LSU AgCenter is one of several organizations supporting small farms established in urban settings. LSU AgCenter correspondent Tobie Blanchard visited urban farms in New Orleans that are bringing locally-grown, fresh food to city dwellers. (Runtime: 2:27)
Video of the July 11, 2011 Louisiana Young Ag Producers Program (LaYAPP) Summer Institute. Participants are engaged in such activities as field trips to area producers and LSU AgCenter research stations, seminars, guest speakers, mentor-mentee orientation and goal planning, hands-on activities, and establishing networks with peers and agricultural industry representatives.
(Radio News 01/12/09) Several gardens in Shreveport are providing more than just food to members of the community. The gardens are empowering neighborhoods and giving neighbors a sense of accomplishment. LSU AgCenter horticulturists and nutritionists, such as Grace Peterson, are working to revitalize communities by setting up vegetable gardens. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture